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Underwater Observatory

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Underwater Observatory

Join us under the sea in our exciting new underwater observatory, feed the fascinating stingrays and be delighted by NZ marine life in our seaside touch tank. See the stunning Marlborough Sounds from a whole new perspective!

The vessel is permanently moored at Lochmara and there is plenty of standing room and windows on both side. A few of the species you may see are carpet sharks, stingrays, crayfish, blue cod, tarakihi, conga eels and diving shags.

We will be running fully guided tours of approx 40 minutes so you will be well informed and entertained by our passionate fully qualified guides. Includes stingray feeding and seaside touch tank.

Guided tours are at 10.10am, 11.00am, 12.50pm and 2.45pm. Bookings essential. Tours run once a day in May. Please check when booking.

$20 per person. $10 per child. Family pass $50.00 Please book once at Lochmara.

Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds

Lodge, Wildlife Recovery & Arts Center

Join us for a few nights stay, a day, a meal, or a longer stay and you’ll soon realise
"Once Discovered... Never Forgotten"

Day Trips or Accommodation or Underwater Observatory